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Unknown problem when I connect the power to my monitor it shows a thin white line across the top of the screen and some colored vertical lines at various spacings. The power light on the button never turns green and after about 5 - 10 second the screen goes blank. I have owned it for maybe 8 months. Got it as a Xmas present from my parents. It has had normal use...I have moved twice and put it back in the box both times. I have even had a real "bug" inside the screen that died and i had to turn the monitor on the side to get it out of the middle of the screen. Other than that, no drops and I live in a basement so its not very humid down here and it doesn't get super cold or hot. My pc's specs are as follows: Asus A8N32-SLI Deluxe AMD dual core 3800+ (2.01 GHz) 2 GB of Kingston Ram (1 pair regular the other pair HyperX) XFX Nvidia GeForce 7600 GS 512 MB OCZ Powerstream 600W various harddrive sizes all Western Digi... if you need other specs lemme know. Also I have tried rolling back and reupdating the driver...but as the thing doesn't even power on I don't think a driver re-install will help.

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Re: unknown problem

Just open the casing and look for a bulging capacitor? Replace and it should work again? If this will work then I need to find a soldering iron and a new capacitor.

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Re: unknown problem

It is having the problem with the main board. Open to see any buldging capacitor. replace it the it will be ok.

Posted on Apr 20, 2008

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